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Amble
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Amblygon
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Amblyopsis spelaeus
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amblyopia definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ambly?pia, from amblys blunt, dull + -?pia -opia more at mollify Date: circa 1706 dimness of sight especially in one eye without apparent change in the eye structures called also lazy eye amblyopic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. dimness of vision without obvious defect or change in the eye. Derivatives: amblyopic adj. Etymology: Gk f. ambluopos (adj.) f. amblus dull + ops, opos eye

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Amblyopia Am`bly*o"pi*a, Amblyopy Am"bly*o`py, n. [Gr. ?; ? blunt, dim + ? eye: cf. F. amblyopie.] (Med.) Weakness of sight, without and opacity of the cornea, or of the interior of the eye; the first degree of amaurosis.



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